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Politics and Economics BSc (Econ) (Hons)

Cardiff University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science in Economics (with Honours) - BSc Econ H

  • Location

    Main Site - Cardiff

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    25-SEP-23

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Politics is a fascinating subject that has a significant impact on our everyday lives. The field of politics allows students to explore how parliaments and governments function and evaluate political ideas such as power, freedom, democracy, conflict, legitimacy or accountability.This programme aims to enable you to develop a thorough understanding of economic analysis and to encourage you to value this analysis in understanding economic problems and a wide range of social and political issues.Studying Economics at Cardiff will provide you with rigorous training that will be a useful grounding for your future career.Is austerity economics the way to more sustained economic growth in the future? Should Europe retain the single currency? How can the NHS be reformed to increase efficiency and equity? These are just some of the many issues and debates which may lead students to study Economics with Politics.An Economics degree at Cardiff University provides students with a thorough understanding of economic analysis and aims to stimulate students to value this analysis in understanding economic problems and a wider range of social and political issues.Distinctive features•The opportunity to specialise in economic analysis through all three years of study and therefore to build up considerable knowledge and skills in the discipline;•The intellectual challenge derived from exposure to recent developments in economic theory;•The development of substantial quantitative and empirical research skills;•The possibility of moving into careers in the government economic service and major economic consultancies;•Unrivalled academic links with the National Assembly for Wales via the Welsh Governance Centre and long established relationships with national and international organisations such as the Westminster parliament, European Union and NATO.

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 19,700per year

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University information

Cardiff University

  • University League Table

    26th

  • Campus address

    Cardiff University, PO Box 921, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3XQ, Wales

Cardiff University has a welcoming and vibrant international community, with over 8,500 students coming from more than 130 countries.
Cardiff is a truly global institution with more than 200 partnerships and formal research links worldwide, giving students access to unique opportunities.
A wide range of dedicated support services for international students including pre-departure advice, airport pickups, personal tutor guidance and more.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    33rd out of 81 2

    18th out of 84 19

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    139 64%

    33rd

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%

    31st

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.44 69%

    77th

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    135 64%

    31st

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82.0 82%

    7th

    19
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.74 75%

    47th

    26

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